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[mass noun] The theology of Thomas Aquinas or of his followers.
- ‘Does this mean Leo XIII was wrong, or that St. Pius X, Benedict XV, Pius XI, and Pius XII were mistaken in their repeated affirmation that Thomism is the philosophy of the Church?’
- ‘That Thomism was of immense importance in cultural history no one can doubt.’
- ‘Finlay's prose, some of it gathered here, is often rewarding theologically in spite of its tendentious Thomism.’
- ‘Humanistic values, Thomism, Augustinianism, paganism, mysticism and the new science exist side by side with one another.’
- ‘The Leonine revival of Thomism stressed the primacy of divine over natural law and gave the clerical reconquest of Christian civilization a philosophical rationale.’
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